It’s not the sort of thing I’d usually explore.  A rundown medical centre in the middle of nowhere.  But then there is a little history with this site that draws you in.   The Abraham Ormerod Medical Centre was built as a gift from the local family who ran Todmorden mills.  Opened in 1939 by the Princess Royal it featured some neat art deco interiors.
The Centre will historically remembered as where Dr. Harold Shipman entered into General Practice and where the Daily Telegraph, in their report, state their belief that he started his killings.   Dr Death, as he became known, is widely believed to have killed over 220 patients during his time as doctor.


  • Jennifer, March 20, 2013 @ 10:39

    Wow, what amazing photographs! I can really vision patients and doctors in there, you have re-kindled my passion for photography! Thank you!

  • Jeremy O'Neill, November 26, 2011 @ 12:09

    Fantastic pictures throughout. Todmorden blew me away.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.